ERIC Number: EJ458308
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Causal Modeling of Secondary Science Students' Intentions to Enroll in Physics.
Crawley, Frank E.; Black, Carolyn B.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v29 n6 p585-99 Aug 1992
Reports a study using the causal modeling method to verify underlying causes of student interest in enrolling in physics as predicted by the theory of planned behavior. Families were identified as major referents in the social support system for physics enrollment. Course and extracurricular conflicts and fear of failure were primary beliefs obstructing students'positive perception of physics enrollment. (PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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